OUR NURSERY AFTERNOON
12.15pm - Doors open – children are greeted by Miss Hall and
Mrs Rotherham. Children come to Nursery, say ‘bye’
to their grown-up, hang their coat up on their peg, find their
name in self-registration and find an activity to enjoy. Register
is taken and sent to main office. Any children coming to
Nursery from Manor House have their lunch.
12.30pm - Miss Furniss returns to Nursery from her lunch and Mrs
Rotherham leaves for her lunch.
12.30-1.30pm - Children continue with their child-initiated learning –
choosing where they want to play and adults join them and
help to extend their learning. Also, adult-led activities take
place – such as name tracing, counting and/or number
recognition activity, helping to develop painting/drawing
skills, making, construction activity, play dough skills (finger
strengthening), dough disco
1.30pm approx - Tidy up indoors. While snack is being prepared, whole
group goes into Quiet Room for discussing the day of the
week, the date, what the weather is like. Adult-led activity
follows – phonics practice, counting activity, listening
skills, story and discussion.
1.50-200pm - Snack time – wash your hands, find your name (self-
registration), choose your drink and sit down to eat some
fruit. Once fruit has been eaten we then have something
extra such as half a scone, a scotch pancake, a biscuit or a
piece of toast with either jam or butter.
2.00pm approx - Outdoor fun – adult led and child-initiated activities such as
climbing frame and slide, role play (recently has been a
dinosaur cave and a cinema), construction toys, small world
play (imaginative play e.g. toy cars, dolls), writing activities,
riding bikes and scooters
2.50pm approx - Tidy up outdoors
3.00pm approx - Quiet room for singing, story, playing instruments.
As parents arrive the children find their coat and leave